kinetic pressure

kinetic pressure

[kə′ned·ik ′presh·ər]
(fluid mechanics)
The kinetic energy per unit volume of a fluid, equal to one-half the product of its density and the square of its velocity.
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We said earlier that molecular cloud cores need to overcome outward kinetic pressure in order to collapse under their own weight.
Dynamic Pressure--Dynamic or kinetic pressure results from pressure exerted by the metal flowing into the molding cavity.